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Huxley, Thomas Henry, 1825-1895 (man of science)

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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan, 25 February 1860

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/29
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan with comment on the first 4 chapters of his Memoirs of Edward Forbes, ( 1861) and advice for future chapters. He suggests printing the book in Edinburgh. He comments that he does not expect any further opposition to the book fom Emily M Yelverton and has had further endorsements for the book from Thomas Henry Huxley and Robert Alfred Cloyne Godwin-Austen.
Dates: 25 February 1860

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan, 17 November 1860

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/39
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan concerning a delay with the printer Thomas Constable. He also tells him that he is trying to trace James Scott Bowerbank via Thomas Henry Huxley and that he encloses a letter to be forwarded from Charles Kingsley to Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay.
Dates: 17 November 1860

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan, 07 December 1860

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/42
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan telling him that he and Thomas Henry Huxley had met and chosen drawings by Edward Forbes [for 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes'] and had decided that they should be inserted at the end of chapters or at suitable points in the text. MacMillan asks Geikie to arrange that space is left for the illustrations with the printer, Thomas Constable, and informs him that James Scott Bowerbank has further information concerning the origin of the drawings.
Dates: 07 December 1860

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan, 14 December 1860

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/43
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan concerning the layout of 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes' and asking him to remind Thomas Henry Huxley that he had promised to write a forward to the book.
Dates: 14 December 1860